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September 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am – October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm America/Vancouver Timezone
Thornhill Community Grounds (Exhibition Hall)
- 5 September :: Photo Booth at the Skeena Valley Fall Fair: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Thornhill Community Grounds (Exhibition Hall)
Come get your photo taken in historical costume at the Skeena Valley Fall Fair! Free, though there is an admission cost to enter the grounds. Photos will be posted to Facebook afterwards.
- 17 September :: ‘Ski Hill History’ by Bart DeFreitas: 7:00 p.m. Bart DeFreitas is a volunteer with the Shames Mountain Ski Patrol and a Project Manager with Golder Associates. He’s assembled a history of ski hills in the Terrace region, ranging from a rope tow at Terrace Mountain to Kitsumkalum Ski Hill to Shames Mountain. He will show photos of area ski hill history to complement his talk. Please come with your own memories or photos to share.
- 16 October :: Book Launch: Skeena by Sarah de Leeuw: 7:00 p.m.
An elegy to and celebration of British Columbia’s second-longest river, one at the centre of contemporary conversations about resource extraction and northern geographies, Skeena is an assemblage of voices, stories and histories both about the river and from the river’s perspective. As a single poetic narrative spanning more than eighty pages, this second collection of poetry by award-winning poet Sarah de Leeuw follows a Canadian tradition of long poems, weaving together poetic rendering of the river’s perceptions with archival material that includes highway signs and historical newspapers, scientific reports and local lore, geological surveys and topographic maps. CBC Books just posted their 10 “hottest Canadian poetry collections” coming out this fall, and included Skeena The event will be a collaboration with Terrace Public Library, Skeena Wild, Misty River Books, and Heritage Park Museum.
- 31 October :: Halloween Howl: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Trick-or-treat amongst the spookily decorated log cabins at Heritage Park Museum’s fourteenth annual Halloween Howl. Hot chocolate, candy, and a photo booth. Everyone welcome. Admission free or by donation.